Evan

Evan - A unique male name



  Jul 22,2019      Abigail Adams, Editorial writer   

Evan, meaning the Lord is gracious, appeared on the charts for the first time in 1912 on position #583. In this article you'll learn the history of this name, statistics, see famous people named Evan and more.
Are you having a baby or looking to learn more about the name Evan? Our experts and editorial staff have gathered trends and insights for 30,000+ baby names over the last 100 years -- And on this page you will learn everything you ever wanted to know about the name Evan. The baby boy name Evan was given to 7,851 baby boys in 2012, ranking #47 on the national boy baby name top chart.

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With that position 1 in 209 baby boys were given this name - making this a unique male name according to our Popularity Score algorithm. Evan peaked in popularity 10 years ago in 2009 on position 35.



Famous with this name

Evan Peters
Evan Rachel Wood
Evan C. Kim


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Rating: 5/5 (28 people)


Evan is currently topping the charts in...

Did you know that popularity can vary a lot between states? Evan is currently topping the baby name charts in Hawaii at position #21 - and is the least popular in Mississippi at position #106.

Why care about state specific baby name charts? It could be that a name that is very popular on the national overall charts is less (or even more) popular where you live. So make sure you check out the state specific charts below and find out how popular or unique Evan is where you live.


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Evan origin and meaning

Evan is a 4 letter name with 2 syllables. This name means the Lord is gracious. To see famous people named Evan, pop culture references for the name Evan and nicknames & variations - visit Nameberry or Wikipedia.

Similar to Evan

We've found the following names that sound similar to Evan, sorted by popularity.

Epifanio / Evin / Eben / Ebony / Evyn / Even / Epimenio / Evann / Ebin / Evon /

Name statistics


Most parents-to-be know if they want a popular or unique name, and with these charts and data tables you can easily get a better understanding of how popular or unique this name is.

With a quick glance you can easily tell if this name is increasing or declining in popularity - But note that its current popularity can actually differ a lot from state to state.

Chart position per year (visualized)



Chart position per state (visualized)



Chart position per year (table view)


Year Rank
201247
201140
201036
200935
200838
200740
200642
200539
200439
200344
200256
200156
200055
199957
199863
199761
199665
199560
199462
199362
199266
199170
199071
198969
198874
198783
198681
198591
198498
198392
1982108
1981139
1980158
1979168
1978197
1977222
1976255
1975304
1974300
1973314
1972327
1971337
1970335
1969337
1968368
1967346
1966319
1965327
1964320
1963374
1962362
1961363
1960380
1959403
1958441
1957454
1956420
1955414
1954444
1953454
1952431
1951468
1950495
1949552
1948590
1947505
1946525
1945552
1944564
1943562
1942500
1941576
1940596
1939547
1938590
1937561
1936713
1935688
1934553
1933642
1932708
1931675
1930564
1929581
1928602
1927540
1926629
1925535
1924532
1923566
1922512
1921540
1920534
1919597
1918512
1917499
1916435
1915522
1914718
1913486
1912583

Chart position per state (table view)


State Rank
Hawaii21
North Dakota21
Nebraska24
Minnesota26
Connecticut32
New York35
Illinois35
Ohio37
Massachusetts38
Michigan40
Washington42
New Hampshire42
New Jersey43
Pennsylvania43
Iowa44
Virginia44
Vermont44
Wisconsin45
Indiana46
California46
Maine46
Delaware46
Wyoming49
Oregon51
South Dakota53
Colorado54
Rhode Island54
Florida54
West Virginia55
Missouri56
Georgia56
Louisiana57
Arkansas58
Maryland59
District of Columbia59
Kansas60
Arizona60
North Carolina61
Idaho62
Alaska65
South Carolina65
Tennessee65
Nevada66
Texas67
New Mexico69
Kentucky72
Montana72
Oklahoma79
Alabama81
Utah95
Mississippi106

Even more about Evan


These are some of the common questions you may want to have answered to know if this is the perfect name for your baby.

Is Evan a common or unique name?

By analyzing the number of births and frequency of this name we've determined that it's currently a unique male name.

What is the number of syllables for the name Evan?

2 syllables. Why is this important? One of the things that makes a baby name sound good and have a nice rythm is the number of syllables - and especially the number of syllables along with the syllable count for your last name. A simple rule is to avoid having the same number of syllables in your first, middle and last name.

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#
On chart
2009
Peak year
Male


Popularity Score™

Name Evan
Gender Male
Popularity 1 in 209
Letter count 4
Syllable count 2
Year first discovered 1912
2012 births +7,851

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